Standard services offering for a single HPSS instance* for new customers in the first year.
The computer operating system platforms, tape and library devices that are supported in the standard offering are listed in the HPSS Technology section.
During the first year for new customers, IBM provides the following services:
|Standard services offering for a single HPSS instance* for existing customers (second and subsequent years)||
During the second and subsequent years for existing customers, IBM provides the following services:
|Extensions to the standard offering.||
Currently available extensions to the standard offering include:
Special arrangements can be made to obtain services that are not currently part of the Standard or Extended Services Offering. IBM is able to supply the following services as part of a "special bid" arrangement:
* A single HPSS instance is a single HPSS system with a single Storage System Manager component deployed such that all HPSS components except clients are deployed at one physical customer location. An instance may include any number of computers running HPSS servers, movers, and other components.
|2017 HUF - The 2017 HPSS User Forum will be hosted by the high energy accelerator research organization Kō Enerugī Kasoki Kenkyū Kikō, known as KEK, in Tsukuba, Japan from October 16th through October 20th, 2017.|
|HPSS @ SC16 - SC16 is the 2016 international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. SC16 will be in Salt Lake City, Utah from November 14th through 17th - Learn More. Come visit the HPSS folks at the IBM booth and schedule an HPSS briefing at the IBM Executive Briefing Center - Learn More|
|2016 HUF - The 2016 HPSS User Forum will be hosted by Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York City, New York from August 29th through September 2nd - For more information.|
|HPSS @ ISC16 - ISC16 is the 2016 International Supercomputing Conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. ISC16 will be in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 20th through 22nd - Learn More. Come visit the HPSS folks at the IBM booth and schedule an HPSS briefing at the IBM Executive Briefing Center - Learn More.|
|Swift On HPSS - Leverage OpenStack Swift to provide an object interface to data in HPSS. Directories of files and containers of objects can be accessed and shared across ALL interfaces with this OpenStack Swift Object Server implementation - Contact Us for mor information, or Download Now.|
|Capacity Leader - ECMWF (European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) has a single HPSS namespace with 216 PB spanning 257 million files.|
|File-Count Leader - LLNL (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) has a single HPSS namespace with 62 PB spanning 940 million files.|
|ORNL - Oak Ridge National Laboratory cut redundant tape cost-estimates by 75% with 4+P HPSS RAIT and enjoys large file tape transfers reaching 872 MB/s.|